Martin Luther King Day


January 13th, 1999 ~ Celebrating Martin Luther King Day. With music by Sam Cooke, Herbie Hancock, and The Staples Singers.

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  • Open Bed: A Change Is Gonna Come King Curtis
    The Best of King Curtis, Capitol Jazz
  • Address To Civil Rights Marchers in Washington D.C. Martin Luther King
    Great Speeches of the 20th Century, Rhino
  • Woke up this Morning with My Mind on Freedom SNCC Freedom Singers
    Voices of the Civil Rights Movement, Smithsonian Folkways
  • Stand Sly & the Family Stone
    Anthology, Epic
  • Free At Last Horace Silver
    A Prescription for the Blues, Impulse
  • Get Up Stand Up Bob Marley
    Legend, Island
  • Let Your Mind Be Free Soul Rebels
    Let Your Mind Be Free, Mardi Gras
  • Instrumental: The Lost Souls (Of Southern Louisiana) The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
    This is Jazz 30, Columbia/Legacy
  • Mississippi Goddamn Nina Simone
    In Concert, Mercury
  • Oxford Town Bob Dylan
    The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, Columbia
  • I Shall Be Released The Band
    Across the Great Divide, Capitol
  • INTERVIEW: Mavis Staples
  • Why Am I Treated so Bad Staple Singers
    Freedom Highway, Columbia/Legacy
  • Long Walk to D.C. Staple Singers
    The Complete Stax/Volt Soul Singles 1968-1971, Stax
  • Instrumental: Soul Serenade Willie Mitchell
    Hi Times: The Hi Records R & B Years, Hi
  • Pride (In the Name of Love) U2
    The Unforgettable Fire, Island
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water Aretha Franklin
    The Very Best of Aretha Franklin Vol. 2, Rhino
  • Abraham Martin & John Smokey Robinson
    Smokey Robinson & the Miracles Anthology, Motown
  • I Have A Dream Herbie Hancock
    Jazz Profile: Herbie Hancock, Blue Note
  • All Men Are Made By God Highway QC's
    World's Greatest Gospel, Roadshow/HOB
  • Martin Luther King Southside Joe Turner
    Everyday I Have the Blues, Pablo
  • Sister Rosa Neville Brothers
    Yellow Moon, A & M
  • Prayer for Passive Resistance Charles Mingus
    Passions of a Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings 1956-1961, Rhino
  • Instrumental: March! For Martin Luther King John Fahey
    The Yellow Princess, Vanguard
  • Strange Fruit Billie Holiday
    Lady Day's 25 Greatest Hits, ASV
  • Victor Nelson's Cotton Field, Elgin, Texas, 1940 Jevetta Steele
    African Portraits/Hannibal/Chicago Symphony, Teldec
  • Man in Black Johnny Cash
    Columbia Country Classics, Columbia
  • The Death of MLK Big Joe Williams
    Shake Your Boogie, Arhoolie
  • Fight the Power Public Enemy
    Fear of a Black Planet, Def Jam
  • Instrumental: Hotwax Beck
    Odelay, DGC
  • Will the Circle be Unbroken Nitty Gritty Dirt Band & friends
    Will the Circle be Unbroken, United Artists
  • In the Sweet Bye and Bye Michael White with Danny Barker
    recorded live in 1990 at Carnegie Hall for Folk Masters radio series,
  • report from the MLK funeral Disc Jockey Ben Perry
    Black Radio' series, Radio Smithsonian
  • A Change Is Gonna Come Sam Cooke
    The Man and his Music, RCA
  • End Bed: A Change Is Gonna Come King Curtis
    The Best of King Curtis, Capitol Jazz